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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Christine Westbrook

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Adam Smith

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Megan Smith

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Chad Westbrook

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Maria Palomino

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Tim Fry

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Donna Anderson

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate living in Grants Pass for a variety of reasons. In this video, Donna Anderson, an employee with the City of Grants Pass for 19 years, talks about what she has learned since she has been working for the city, and how living in Grants Pass...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Free wildfire property assessment available to City and County residents

Fire victims surveying their home

Neighborhoods within the Wildland Urban Interface Zone of Grants Pass, where homes and wildlands mix, have a greater risk of being affected by a wildfire.

 

Rick McClintock, the Firewise Coordinator for Josephine County, will come out to any home o...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Groundwater "bubbler" explained

groundwater bubbler

We’re all accustomed to seeing the Rogue River flow through Grants Pass, but why is there a constant flow of water along a section of NE 8th street near Grants Pass High School?

One might attribute the endless flow to someone who forgot to shut off their g...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Flood Risks and Protections

Flooding in Rogue River Oregon

Are You Prepared for a Flood?

Rather than wait for a flood to occur, you can act now to protect your property from flood damage. Even if your property never flooded in the past, there is a 26% chance of experiencing a flood over the life of a 30-year mortg...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Video: Wastewater Division uses high-pressure water to remove root blockage

root blockage removal

Last week, we told you how employees with the City’s Wastewater Division joined together to blast apart a root ball that was blocking 90% of a sewer pipe.

Here is a video of the operation, narrated by Nevin VanFossan, the operator of the CCTV van. The Jet/...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Dwayne Yunker is sworn in as Councilor for Ward 3

Dwayne Yunker at city council meeting

Dwayne Yunker is the newest member of the Grants Pass City Council, having been sworn in during Wednesday’s Council meeting. He will represent Ward 3, filling the seat vacated by Curt Collins, whom Yunker defeated in November 2022.

Yunker graduated from Hi...

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City Newsletter

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Urban Tree Advisory Committee open position

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Applications are being accepted for a position on the Urban Tree Advisory Committee. This is a 2-year appointment.

The purpose of the committee is to review, develop, and implement programs and activities which promote, protect, and enhance the urban fores...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: January 12, 2023

Tourism Advisory Committee

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Applications are being accepted for three positions on the Tourism Advisory Committee due to expiring terms. These positions are three-year terms. 

The goal of the Committee is to encourage visitors and residents to engage in community activities ...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: January 10, 2023

HBSC Request for Applications

photo of buildings in the historic district

Applications are being accepted for one position on the Historical Buildings and Sites Commission due to a vacancy. This position expires on March 18, 2024.

The committee’s purpose is to review proposed alterations to any Historic District or des...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: January 6, 2023

Historical Buildings And Sites Commission

photo of buildings in the historic district

Applications are being accepted for one position on the Historical Buildings and Sites Commission. This is a four-year appointment.

The committee’s purpose is to review proposed alterations to any Historic District or designated structure in the Urban Grow...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: December 13, 2022

Committee on Public Art (CoPA) Request for Applications

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Applications are being accepted for three positions on the Committee on Public Art (CoPA). These are three-year appointments.

CoPA works to engage the community and enrich public spaces through the placement of original artwork, creating a unique sense of ...

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Committee News and Open Positions

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Opportunity: Dispatcher (9-1-1)

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Want to be the FIRST first-responder to help your community in times of need?  If so, you need to be a Grants Pass 9-1-1 Dispatcher.  We are looking to hire individuals who can excel during high stress scenarios while recognizing the imp...

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Job Opportunity Posting Job Postings
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Opportunity: Police Officer

three police officers standing in a hallway

The City of Grants Pass is recruiting for the position of Police Officer.

As a member of the City of Grants Pass Police Department, you have an opportunity to join an exciting, dynamic department where your law enforcement skills will help protect and serv...

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Job Opportunity Posting Job Postings
Posted on: January 1, 2023

Job Opportunity: Human Resources Director

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The City of Grants Pass is recruiting for a Human Resources Director. 

The successful candidate will be a Human Resources professional with experience in labor relations, compensation, and recruitment and selection, and who possesses the ability t...

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Job Opportunity Posting Job Postings
Posted on: January 1, 2023

Job Opportunity: Lateral Police Officer

two police officers standin in front of  police car

The City of Grant Pass is accepting applications for a Lateral Police Officer position. The deadline to apply is 5 PM PST, December 30, 2022.

If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment that focuses on trust, crucial communications,...

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Job Postings
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Job Opportunity: Lateral Dispatcher (9-1-1)

photo of a 911 dispatcher at her terminal

Looking for a secure career with a purpose where your efforts benefit your community and neighbors? If you’re committed to personal growth and public service, The City of Grants Pass has an opportunity for you to join our team as a Lateral Dispatcher. Our...
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Job Opportunity Posting Job Postings
Posted on: January 12, 2023

Job Opportunity: Superintendent - Wastewater Collections

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Join the City team as a Wastewater Collections Superintendent!The City of Grants Pass is seeking to fill a Wastewater Collections Superintendent position for the Public Works Department.  The ideal candidate will be org...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Traffic Pattern Change: Intersections of NW "E", NW "D" & NW Dimmick

Traffic map of NW Dimmick

Effective immediately, there will be a traffic pattern change on NW “D” Street and NW “E” Street at the NW Dimmick intersections.  East/West Cross traffic will now have to stop at both “E” and “D”, as NW Dimmick will be the through street.

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Road Work and Closures

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Posted on: January 29, 2023

Street Sweeping Schedule - Week of January 30, 2023

Week of January 30 Zones 4 and 11

If your home is in one of these zones, it will be swept this week between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm, on the following days:

  • Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - Zone 11
  • Thursday, February 2, 2023 - Zone 4

Help us to sweep your street by moving your cars and ...

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Street Sweeping Schedule

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